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Just Say Yes. Valentine’s Day Weddings at City Hall

OS City Hall wedding

The City of Owen Sound and the Owen Sound River District would like to invite couples to City Hall on February 14, 2023, for a Just Say Yes Wedding Event from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


The Just Say Yes Event is being offered to couples who are looking for a no-fuss wedding, thinking about eloping, want a simple wedding with style and flair, want to make their wedding legal in Ontario before or after a destination wedding, or want their anniversary to be on Valentine’s Day.


Image By Design Events & Floral Studio is taking over the City Hall atriums for Valentine’s Day to help you celebrate your special day and provide wedding décor & flowers.


Booked weddings as part of the Just Say Yes event will include:

  • Vows
  • Ring exchange
  • Up to 15 guests
  • Officiant
  • Ceremony
  • Décor
  • A selection of bouquets & boutonnières to borrow for the ceremony
  • Ten high-resolution digital photos
  • Basic photo studio with two backdrops


Bookings will occur every 45 minutes from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Costs to participate are equivalent to marriage ceremonies regularly performed at City Hall.  This includes the $150 marriage licence and the wedding ceremony fee of $395.50.

After each wedding, friends and family in attendance, along with the couple, are encouraged to enjoy some time shopping or dining in the River District.


For more information regarding the Just Say Yes event at City Hall, please contact Lee-Anne Kazarian, Marriage Coordinator at 519-376-4440 ext. 1268 or email



Quick Facts:

  • The Just Say Yes Event is a one-day-only event held by the City of Owen Sound in conjunction with the Owen Sound River District.
  • Owen Sound City Hall is a fully accessible building.
  • Marriage Licences are available through Owen Sound City Hall; couples who already have a licence are able to take part.
  • 2-hour free on-street parking or 5-hour municipal lot parking available.
  • The event is by appointment only.




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